Faculty Profiles

Peng Zhang
Associate Research Professor of Chemistry
5313 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 660-1675
(919) 660-1605



Postdoctoral Associate, Harvard Smithsonian Center For Astrophysics, Harvard University 2005 - 2011

Ph.D., Emory University 2005

M.S., Peking University (China) 1999

B.S., Zhengzhou University (China) 1996

Research Areas:
Theoretical, Physical

Banziger, Susannah D., et al. “Unsymmetrical Bis-Alkynyl Complexes Based on Co(III)(cyclam): Synthesis, Ultrafast Charge Separation, and Analysis.Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 58, no. 22, Nov. 2019, pp. 15487–97. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b02557. Full Text

Yuly, Jonathon L., et al. “Electron bifurcation: progress and grand challenges.Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England), vol. 55, no. 79, Oct. 2019, pp. 11823–32. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c9cc05611d. Full Text

Bai, Shuming, et al. “Quantum interferences among Dexter energy transfer pathways.Faraday Discussions, vol. 216, no. 0, July 2019, pp. 301–18. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c9fd00007k. Full Text

Ru, Xuyan, et al. “Assessing Possible Mechanisms of Micrometer-Scale Electron Transfer in Heme-Free Geobacter sulfurreducens Pili.The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, vol. 123, no. 24, June 2019, pp. 5035–47. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.jpcb.9b01086. Full Text

Peters, John W., et al. “A new era for electron bifurcation.Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, vol. 47, Dec. 2018, pp. 32–38. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2018.07.026. Full Text

Yang, Benhui, et al. “Inelastic vibrational dynamics of CS in collision with H2 using a full-dimensional potential energy surface.Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics : Pccp, vol. 20, no. 45, Nov. 2018, pp. 28425–34. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c8cp05819a. Full Text

Bloom, Brian P., et al. “Directing Charge Transfer in Quantum Dot Assemblies.Accounts of Chemical Research, vol. 51, no. 10, Oct. 2018, pp. 2565–73. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00355. Full Text

Ma, Zheng, et al. “A Nonequilibrium Molecular Dynamics Study of Infrared Perturbed Electron Transfer.Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, vol. 14, no. 9, Sept. 2018, pp. 4818–32. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.jctc.8b00001. Full Text

Ma, Zheng, et al. “How can infra-red excitation both accelerate and slow charge transfer in the same molecule?Chemical Science, vol. 9, no. 30, Aug. 2018, pp. 6395–405. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c8sc00092a. Full Text

Sha, Ruojie, et al. “Charge splitters and charge transport junctions based on guanine quadruplexes.Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 13, no. 4, Apr. 2018, pp. 316–21. Epmc, doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0070-x. Full Text